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It's 8:59 am on a dank, drizzly Sunday morning. The spritely painted KBOO building in southeast Portland brightens up the gray day.   Inside, the cramped studio is abuzz with activity: microphones are checked; earphones are clamped upon unsuspecting heads; CDs are loaded; buttons are punched; sliders are slid. And fingers are crossed.9:00 am...

Four Italian guys wailing on a litany of saxophones in a number of music styles makes for a melodic evening of music. And on April 4, that's exactly what you will get when the Community Concerts Tri-Cities organization presents the Italian Saxophone Quartet concert.   Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Faith Assembly Church, 1800 N....

Until winning high jump gold at the world indoor athletics championships on Saturday, Italian Gianmarco Tamberi was recognized more for competing with half his beard shaved off than for his results.   GQ Magazine once ran an item about Tamberi and his unconventional grooming habits under the banner: "Don't do this" but on Saturday the Italia...

by Cassidy Trowbridge   Larry H. Miller Fiat in Avondale announced it is part of Alfa Romeo's return to America. The dealership is offering the Alfa Romeo 2015 Launch Edition, with only 400 being imported to America, according to the dealership. The Avondale location will be the third in Arizona to sell the Alfa Romeo 4C. Larry H. Mill...

By Marc Stein The coaching search farthest removed from the New York Knicks-level spotlight could prove to be one of the most fascinating of the NBA offseason.   That's because the Utah Jazz, I'm told, are on that very short list of teams that will give bona fide consideration to breaking basketball's Euro barrier on the X's and O's side by...

It was recently reported today, Dec. 3 from both Variety and Indiewire that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival has announced their lineup. Part of their lineup is the Italian film "Chlorine." The film is in competition under the label as the World Cinema Dramatic Competition.   The film is directed by Lamberto Sanfelice. "Chlorine" is Sanfelice...

My first reaction to hearing Ettore Messina's name connected with the Jazz coaching vacancy was: they want a Euro coach? Then I remembered I'd made this mistake before.   Twenty-four years ago, during a summer league game, I checked a New Jersey Nets roster to learn about Drazen Petrovic. The Croatian guy was a good player, but I figure...

Dozens of Ferraris will fill Lake Kathleen's venue for the OFFICIAL Ferrari Club of America NW's event! Last year over 60 Ferraris, including 250 GTO, Enzo and 599 SA aperta awed the audience- and 2015 will be no exception.   Cars will be divided into 10 classes, including Famous Race Cars and People's Choice awards. Gates open to...